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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has described as false the media reports that his Office had conclusively exonerated suspended “super cop” DCP Abba Kyari. The clarification was made in a press statement issued by Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney […]

A United States journalist, Brent Arnaud has been shot dead in the town of Irpin, just outside Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital in an attack Kyiv’s police chief Andriy Nebytov blamed on Russian soldiers operating in the area. The fifty-year-old Renaud was also a filmmaker who had previously worked for the New York Times. The police […]

No fewer than Twenty lawyers have indicated interest to defend the suspended DCP Abba Kyari in a suit filed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). This was made known by a legal practitioner, Musa Shafiu, one of the lawyers representing Abba Kyari. Shafiu said the decision to support Kyari was also premised on […]

The United States has announced an additional $10.6 million in development assistance in support of the goals outlined in a 2021 bilateral agreement between the U.S. and Nigerian Governments. In a statement issued by the U.S. Agency for International Development, (USAID). Most of the new funding will finance boosting COVID-19 vaccination efforts to reach targets of […]

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama says every Nigerian, including students in war-prone Ukraine, will be safely evacuated back home. Onyeama disclosed this in Birnin Kebbi when he paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Kebbi State Government. The minister said the ministry and the various state governments are working round […]

The former head of service of the federation Steven Oronsaye on Thursday at the federal high court in Abuja denied any involvement in the operation of 66 bank accounts said to have been operated to siphon pension funds. Oronsaye who opened his defense in the money laundering charges brought against him by the Economic and […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has showered praise on Nigerian women on the occasion of International Women’s Day. On this year’s celebration, under the hashtag Break the Bias, and the theme; Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow, the President said it’s an opportunity to reflect on the vital role women play in society, homes, governance, and […]

House of Representatives has rescinded its decision on the rejection of three gender-related bills for further alteration of the 1999 Constitution. The decision was taken as wives of 36 State Governor’s protest at National Assembly over lawmakers’ rejection of gender-related bills for further alteration of the 1999 Constitution. Protest by the Governors wives is coming […]

There has been global condemnation of the early Thursday invasion of Ukraine by Russia with President Volodymyr Zelensky declaring martial law in the country, and asking every citizen to arm themselves. Russia forces, with heavy weaponry, moved into different cities of its smaller neighbour’s territory, and reports of explosions have rocked Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital. […]

The Federal Government has advised Nigerians living in Ukraine to be vigilant and calm while they take responsibility for their personal security and safety in the crisis areas in Ukraine. In a communique issued by the embassy of Nigeria in Ukraine, the FG said anyone in Ukraine who considers the situation emotionally disturbing may wish […]

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